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cronspam from argon - apache2 logrotate
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Cron Daemon <root@argon.wikimedia.org>

to root 
/etc/cron.daily/logrotate:
error: error accessing /var/log/apache2: No such file or directory
error: apache2:1 glob failed for /var/log/apache2/*.log
error: found error in /var/log/apache2/*.log , skipping

Brought by apache-commons (installed without apache server):

elukey@argon:~$ dpkg --list | grep apache
rc  apache2.2-common                2.2.22-1ubuntu1.10                Apache HTTP Server common files

elukey@argon:~$ dpkg -S /etc/logrotate.d/apache2
apache2.2-common: /etc/logrotate.d/apache2

elukey@argon:~$ aptitude why apache2.2-common
i   apparmor             Suggests apparmor-utils
p   apparmor-utils       Depends  librpc-xml-perl
p   librpc-xml-perl      Suggests libapache2-mod-perl2
p   libapache2-mod-perl2 Depends  apache2.2-common

Not sure if it is possible to remove apparmor from argon, will double check.

Event Timeline

Mentioned in SAL [2016-04-21T09:57:23Z] <elukey> removed apache2 logrotate config manually from argon as temp patch to remove cronspam from root@ (T132896)

Is this still an issue now that irc.wikimedia.org no longer has an Apache serving an HTTP(S) redirect? What about argon's replacement in Ganeti?

MoritzMuehlenhoff claimed this task.

This doesn't affect kraz (it uses jessie and not precise, so apparmor is not used) and argon is gone, closing the bug.